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Winchester House

By Coby F

2 years ago

Address: 44 High Street, Brackley, Northamptonshire NN13 7AZ
Website: winchester-house.org
Founded: 1876
Number of Pupils: 307
Fees: Day: £6,410. Boarding: £8,110 (both per term)
Ages: 3-13
Head Teacher: Emma Goldsmith
Religious Affiliation: Christian
Entrance Procedure: Non-selective 
Contact: Jessica Baker, Registrar, 01280 702483        
Email: [email protected] 
School Visits: Virtual tours and private tours with the Head available. See school website for open day dates. 

The Curriculum

We strive to give each child a thirst for life-long learning through a stimulating and innovative curriculum which pursues excellence. We lay the foundation stones from which the children can grow.

Games & The Arts

Extensive sports pitches, full size Astro and outdoor pool. sports for all policy – regularly put out over ten boys’ and ten girls’ teams every week. Two thirds of children learn a musical instrument. Termly drama productions.

Pastoral Care

Pastoral care of the individual child lies at the centre of all we do with the safety, happiness and well-being of every child at the heart of the school’s community. Tutors are responsible for the well-being of their tutees and meet with them several times a day. Our well-being mentor is someone that children can visit to talk about feelings and share any worries and our ‘circle of support’ provides a network that supports the children.

Recent Scholarships

Range of scholarships across all disciplines to top Senior Schools including Oundle, Radley, Marlborough, Millfield, Cheltenham, Rugby, Uppingham and Stowe.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

The aim of Winchester House is to develop life-long learners with a spirit of resourcefulness and self-reliance within a warm and purposeful community. We create opportunities for them to develop their self-esteem to ensure that they are resilient, enabling them to tackle and overcome any obstacle they face.

Outstanding Characteristics

  • A non-selective school developing confident, inquisitive children 
  • New ‘Mastery Mornings’ offering enriching and inspiring masterclasses
    and workshops 
  • New ‘Sporting Saturdays’ – competitive sporting matches and tournaments
    on selected Saturdays
  • Academically ambitious with scholarships to top public schools in all the disciplines
  • Strong pastoral care with our ‘Circle of Support’ and dedicated Well-Being Mentor 
  • Flexible and weekly boarding
  • A network of minibus routes